Home Energy Management Solution

Cisco has come up with another smart product “Home Energy Management Solution(HEM)”. The Home Energy Management (HEM) solution provides updated energy and budgeting information to help you optimize home energy use.

In India cost of electricity is on an increasing path for last few years and there seems to be no slowing doing in the rise of electricity prices. Just check your home electricity bill what it used to be 5 years ago and what it is now. Its more than double!

Cisco’s HEM provides up to date power and bill information to make your home energy consumption efficient. Using the HEM, you can get instant information and control over your home energy consumption. The core of the HEM is the Cisco Home Energy Controller, it’s a countertop touchscreen monitor equipped with various networking capabilities and exclusive applications for energy management. The screen provides monitoring information as well as control over energy loads of supported thermostats, heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) systems, pool pump, televisions and home entertainment centers, computers, intelligent sockets and power strips, and smart appliances such as refrigerators and water heaters. All of these are done through wireless secure connections, so there’s no need for additional wiring and installation cost.

The HEM solution allows customers to perform tasks such as:
● View data on energy use
● Control thermostats for HVAC systems
● See tips on ways to save energy
● Manage a profile for participation in demand-response programs
● View customer account and billing information
● Control individual home appliances

For more information on Cisco home energy management solutions: http://www.cisco.com/go/HEM